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Winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize 2015

The winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2015 have been announced at the BCLA Annual General Meeting and Colloquy that tok place on 7 November 2015. The jury, which consisted of members of the BCLA Executive Committee, has awarded the following:

First prize: Alexandra Dantzlerward, (Queen Mary, University of London) for ‘“The Royal Robe of Language”: an analogy of translation: Virginia Woolf’s poetic style in “The String Quartet”’

Second prize: Leila Essa (University of Cambridge) for ‘Texas Childhood around 2000: Reading Richard Linklater’s Boyhood with Benjamin’

 Third prize: Alice Paul (University of East Anglia) for ‘Skopos and Spijkerschrift: (Re)presenting “otherness” in the paratexts of books written by “Dutch writers of non-Dutch descent”’

In addition to prizes of £100, £50, and £30 respectively, the winners are also awarded with one-year free BCLA membership. We congratulate them all for their success.

* All essays are published under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 on the BCLA website unless otherwise stated.

Winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize 2014

The winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2014 have been announced at the BCLA Annual General Meeting and Colloquy that tok place on 4 October 2015. The jury, which was comprised of members of the BCLA Executive Committee, has awarded the following:

First prize: Yiyi Lopez Gandara (Queen Mary University of London) for an essay on ‘Translation and Solidarity’.

Third prize: Jonathan Rees (Cardiff University) for ‘What could art and virtue mean to him now, when he might reap the advantages of chaos?’ Style in Death in Venice: Mann, Visconti, Britten’.

In addition to prizes of £100, £50, and £30 respectively, the winners are also awarded with one-year free BCLA membership. We congratulate them all for their success.

* All essays are published under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 on the BCLA website unless otherwise stated.

Inaugural BCLA AGM and Colloquy

From 2014 onwards, the annual general meetings of the British Comparative Literature Association will be combined with a colloquy. The Inaugural BCLA Annual General Meeting and Colloquy will be taking place at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on 4 October 2014, Saturday. The schedule of events are as follows:

2:00 pm: BCLA Annual General Meeting,

3:30 pm: ‘New Bearings in the Teaching of Comparative Literature’: Seminar with Shane Weller (Kent), Keya Anjaria (SOAS) and Richard Hibbitt (Leeds),

4:45 pm: Refreshments,

5:15 pm: Celebration of the winners of the John Dryden Translation Prize and Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize,

5:45 pm: Reading by the acclaimed poet and translator Robin Robertson.

All members of the BCLA are encouraged to attend the Annual General Meeting. All events that will be taking place from 3:30 pm onwards are free and open to anyone interested and not only to BCLA members.

See the poster for details and contact the Secretary of the BCLA for registration.

2014 Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize

The British Comparative Literature Association continues to recognise work of outstanding merit at Master’s level with the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize. Prizes are awarded for essays that were written in the same academic year by a postgraduate student at Master’s level registered at an institution of higher education in the United Kingdom or Ireland and submitted for assessment within that institution. There are three prizes of £100, £50, and £30 and the winning entrants are also given one-year free BCLA membership.

Closing date for receipt of entries for 2014 is 8 September 2014.

See the winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2013.

For more information see the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize.

Winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize 2013

The winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2013 have been announced. The jury, which was comprised of members of the BCLA Executive Committee, has evaluated twenty-seven entries from a range of institutions across the UK and awarded the following:

First prize: Daria Wallace (University College London), ‘Desired Endings: Questions of Mortality and Meaning in Apocalypse Fiction’.

Third prize: Sarah Riddick (University College London), ‘The Task of Telling: A Defence of Third Generation Holocaust Texts through Nathan Englander’s The TumblersMaus and See Under Love’.

In addition to prizes of £100, £50, and £30 respectively, the winners are also awarded with one-year free BCLA membership. We congratulate them all for their success.

* All essays are published under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 on the BCLA website unless otherwise stated.